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i'm using firefox 18.104.22.168 8 under FC6 and firefox is clsoing itself a few times a day seems to ahppen most often when moving my mouse across the screen and scrolling the window .. esp since this is a work system and a LOT of my time is spent in browser based app this is getting to be VERY annonying!!
Simplest thing to do: launch Firefox from a terminal window instead of from an icon or menu. Then when those error messages get sent to stderr, you can see them, and maybe find out why the 'fox is crashin. That's what this is, by the way - when Firefox crashes, it just closes, usually with no warning and no report.
I don't have any problems with Firefox and haven't in quite some time. I can say the last time I did have a problem like that it was due to a buggy installation of the Flash plugin or a buggy Java applet neither of which are really a Firefox issue (although that has actually been debated quite heavily).
Even if it doesn't use flash I would remove the flash plugin temporarily just to eliminate it (maybe be a problem that occurs just by loading it). Also, I have had a few Firefox crashes since the last update of Firefox and Flash (a week or so ago). It was very stable prior to the last update I did. I think it is when I upgraded flash. The reason I upgraded from the older beta 9 to a newer beta 9 was because of a memory leak in the older one that would eventually cause a crash after viewing a certain amount of flash animations. I didn't view a lot of flash so it wasn't too much of a problem but I decided to upgrade anyway. I think this is when I started getting more firefox crashes. I suspect that it might also be Firefox itself though. I am able to get it to crash on certain flash and Java applets. I might have to go back to the previous update and see if I continue to have the problem. My current version is firefox-22.214.171.124-1.fc6.